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Alberto Alessi: Keeping Up Craftsmanship In a Digital Age

07/14/16

Alberto Alessi: Keeping Up Craftsmanship In a Digital Age

Can Alessi guarantee the level of detail and sophistication the brand is known for while innovating with cutting-edge production methods still in their infancy?

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A Japanese Home That Transforms the Humble Window Sill

07/13/16

A Japanese Home That Transforms the Humble Window Sill

Inspired by the way a cat inhabits the windowsill, ikmo architects conceptually transformed this home's windowsills into small, configurable rooms.

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Why Now, More Than Ever, We Need A New Islamic Architecture

07/13/16

Why Now, More Than Ever, We Need A New Islamic Architecture

Too many new mosques are being built in "traditional" styles that rely on outdated tropes and ignore the challenges Muslim Americans today are facing.

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Beyond the Five-Foot Grid: Age-Neutral Design in the 21st-Century Workplace

07/12/16

Beyond the Five-Foot Grid: Age-Neutral Design in the 21st-Century Workplace

Susan S. Szenasy leads a panel discussion on the challenges and benefits of creating age-neutral office spaces for today’s employees.

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What the Tate Modern Means in a Post-Brexit World

07/07/16

What the Tate Modern Means in a Post-Brexit World

Herzog and de Meuron’s fortress-like extension is a powerful metaphor for the state of inclusivity in a post-Brexit world.

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A Mobile Dental Office For San Fran's Tech Crowd

07/05/16

A Mobile Dental Office For San Fran's Tech Crowd

Studio Dental, a mobile dental care facility, uses space as efficiently as possible and ensures patient comfort down to every detail.

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Norman Foster on Using Drones to 'Leapfrog' Development in Rwanda

07/04/16

Norman Foster on Using Drones to 'Leapfrog' Development in Rwanda

The "droneport" is a humanitarian initiative that seeks to jumpstart and navigate the infrastructural challenges of emerging economies.

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A New Wave of Passive Home Design

07/01/16

A New Wave of Passive Home Design

6 unique interpretations of the passive house trend around the globe.

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Architectural Empathy: Why Our Brains Experience Places Like People

06/30/16

Architectural Empathy: Why Our Brains Experience Places Like People

Robert Hart reflects on the human brain's tendency to perceive buildings and people in similar terms.

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Chairs by Architects

06/28/16

Chairs by Architects

A new book explores how qualities in architects' buildings translate into their chair designs.

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